The Facebook post seemed innocuous enough. The parent-teacher association for Public School 118, The Maurice Sendak Community School, in Brooklyn, N.Y., had settled on a theme for its fundraiser: “Speakeasy.” The announcement, posted in January, came with an image broadcasting the date of the event and some 1920s…
New Yorkers will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory today by protesting the 45th president of the United States’ regressive and racist words and deeds in Times Square.
Today in news of masculinity so toxic, you’ll want to cuss out your computer or phone screen: the case of a New York City man who is standing trial for forcing his then-22-year-old girlfriend to walk naked through the streets of Harlem in January 2016 because he suspected that she was cheating on him.
Louis Boria began knitting because of a dream—literally. Ten years ago, the Brooklyn, N.Y., man says, he woke up one morning with his arms extended, his fingers working the air as if he were holding knitting needles in his hands.
If you’re like me, you can’t stand how the mainstream news has devolved into a series of 45-second “hot takes.” “Unfair and mentally imbalanced” Fox News might as well rename itself the Orange News Network because it is basically a 24-hour cycle of spray-tanned white people high on hair gel fellating Donald Trump.
It’s never too late for your shitty ways to catch up with you, and a Uniondale (N.Y.) High School health teacher is learning that the hard way after being removed from the classroom after bragging on a Facebook post that he had failed two students more than a decade ago partially because they would not stand for the…
The buzz around Hollywood is that Spider-Man co-star Zendaya will both produce and star in a thriller based on the real-life story of a black woman at the turn of the 20th century who passed for white so she could attend Vassar College.
A Brooklyn, N.Y., restaurant employee is out of a job after she was caught on video telling customers that “everybody” knows the manager is racist before kicking them out of the eatery.
A New York City preschool has been shut down after it gave a grilled cheese sandwich to a 3-year-old student who was severely allergic to dairy.
A New York City woman has filed a lawsuit against a city cop she says sent her a string of inappropriate, lewd messages after arresting her.
The Rochester City (N.Y.) School District is apologizing after an automated phone call used a racial slur instead of a student’s name.
Updated Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, 6:25 p.m. EDT: The death toll in a deadly incident in lower Manhattan has reached eight, and police have identified the suspect in the attack as 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Fla.
A mom from New York City’s Brooklyn borough was arrested earlier this week after Port Authority cops said she left her two young daughters alone in a car at LaGuardia Airport for more than an hour while she went inside an airport terminal for a job interview.
According to his testimony, the 10-year-old boy was just looking for a pencil when he walked in on his sister being raped by their stepfather two years ago.
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Cardi B Rapsody is set to testify in defense of her brother, who faces significant jail time after being accused of having sex with a 12-year-old.
A New York Black Lives Matter group has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming that Clarkstown, N.Y., police illegally spied on its members for at least a year, from January through December 2015.
A Bronx, N.Y., teen who allegedly stabbed two fellow classmates with a switchblade, one fatally, was indicted on manslaughter charges Tuesday by a grand jury.
A New York City idiot who got soup dumped on him after he decided it was a good idea to go on a racist rant on the L train in New York City says he was “making a point” and that he is “not that sorry.”
An elementary school gym teacher at Rochester Exploration Elementary Charter School for Science & Technology in upstate New York has been suspended amid allegations that he pushed a 6-year-old student so forcefully to the ground last week, one of the child’s front teeth came out and the other one had to be pulled.